Michael Towke

I’ve been watching the preselection for the Liberal candidate for Cook in the upcoming federal election with interest, as I tutored the winning candidate, Michael Towke, in mathematics at Sydney university about 5-6 years ago.

It’s interesting to see people you knew in the public eye.

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3 Responses to Michael Towke

  1. Andrew Leigh says:

    Can you shed any insight into the name change? One of the odder things we’ve seen in Australian politics recently.

  2. Sacha says:

    Nothing more than anyone else could I imagine. I think he’s from a Christian Lebanese background, and perhaps he thought that having a surname of Taouk wouldn’t play well in the Sutherland Shire.

  3. […] combined engineering-arts degree. He has apparently been at the degree for a while; fellow blogger Sacha recalls tutoring him “five or six years […]

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